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Melissa McCarthy

Melissa McCarthy

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Famous as :

Actress

Birth Name :

Melissa Ann McCarthy

Birth Date :

August 26, 1970

Birth Place :

Plainfield, Illinois, USA

Spouse :

Ben Falcone (actor, since 8-Oct-05)

Claim to fame :

As Sookie St. James in TV series "Gilmore Girls" (2000)

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Kristen Wiig and Melissa McCarthy Respond to Bill Murray's Ghostbusters Endorsement

September 11, 2014 07:48:00 GMT

Two of the names promoted by to star in a female-centric "Ghostbuster" movie project have responded to his endorsement. They are "" star and "" actress .
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Bill Murray Chooses Actresses for Female-Led 'Ghostbusters'

September 09, 2014 03:41:13 GMT

Not only gives a thumb-up for a female-led "" but he already has in mind on who should be in it. While promoting "" at the Toronto International Film Festival, the actor suggested four actresses who could tackle the popular franchise's new installment.
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Melissa McCarthy Attends Hand and Footprint Ceremony

July 03, 2014 03:22:32 GMT

's hands and footprints were immortalized at a ceremony on Wednesday, July 2. Wearing a blue dress, the "" star was joined by her co-star and husband Ben Falcone at the event which took place at the TCL Chinese Theatre in Hollywood.
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Bill Murray Introduces Boy to Drinking, Stripper in 'St. Vincent' Trailer

July 02, 2014 02:17:29 GMT

stars in a new comedy "" which first trailer has just been released. Murray is St. Vincent de Van Nuys who is strapped in cash and sees an opportunity to earn money when a new neighbor moves in.
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Melissa McCarthy Says Designers Refused to Make Oscar Dresses in Her Size

June 05, 2014 03:40:16 GMT

Although looks gorgeous in various events, she apparently had difficulties finding suitable outfits for the festivities. The "" star talks about the experience and other topics in an interview with RedBook, saying that some designers once refused her request to make dress with her size.
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Susan Sarandon Joins Melissa McCarthy to 'Unrob' Burger Joint in New 'Tammy' Trailer

May 07, 2014 06:16:54 GMT

A second trailer for 's upcoming comedy "" has landed online, picking up where the first one left off. A female reporter is seen reporting a robbery from the crime scene at a burger joint. The culprit is described as a "5 ft 2 wide female" who was super bossy.
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'SNL' Promo: Melissa McCarthy Avoids Mentioning Super Bowl, Punches Kenan Thompson

January 29, 2014 06:51:20 GMT

promotes her return to "" this weekend in a newly-debuted promo video. The actress makes a reference to Super Bowl which will air February 2, but can't say it because it doesn't air on NBC this year.
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Melissa McCarthy Returns to 'Saturday Night Live' on Super Bowl Eve

January 11, 2014 04:50:27 GMT

is returning to "" once again. The "" star has been tapped to host an upcoming episode over Super Bowl weekend, various sources say. The NFL game itself is set to take place on Sunday, February 2.
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Melissa McCarthy and More Honored at Elle's Women in Hollywood

October 23, 2013 06:01:12 GMT

On Monday, October 21, Elle magazine honored eight female celebrities at its 20th annual Women in Hollywood event for their achievements and impact on the film industry. Among those recognized was Elle's own November issue cover girl, the Emmy award-winner who broke into tears while giving her acceptance speech after being presented with her award by .
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Elle Magazine Releases Statement Following Melissa McCarthy Cover Criticism

October 18, 2013 03:11:24 GMT

Elle magazine has responded to criticism over 's photo for the magazine's cover of November Women in Hollywood issue. After some critics took aim at the magazine for covering her up, a spokesperson defended the styling in a statement.
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Melissa McCarthy to Be Female James Bond in 'Susan Cooper', Emma Watson Eyed for 'Secret Service'

July 26, 2013 09:03:33 GMT

Casting news surrounding two 20th Century Fox agent movies has hit the web. First off, The Wrap learns that Paul Feig wants to reunite with for the third time. After "" and "", McCarthy enters negotiation to star as a female spy in comedy "Susan Cooper", which will be directed and co-written by Feig.
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Sandra Bullock and Melissa McCarthy Go 'Hot' in 'The Heat' Mondo Poster

June 25, 2013 03:03:43 GMT

Entertainment Weekly has unleashed a special Mondo poster of "", and 's upcoming buddy-cop comedy. Designed by artist Tom "The Dude Designs" Hodge, the "hot" poster will be given away at 10 P.M. opening-night showtimes of the Paul Feig-directed movie on June 27 at Alamo Drafthouse theaters nationwide, while supplies last.
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Rex Reed Won't Apologize for His Offensive Remarks to Melissa McCarthy

June 22, 2013 03:16:02 GMT

The New York Observer's movie critic Rex Reed, who made offensive remarks concerning 's full body, stands his ground and refuses to apologize. In an email to Us Weekly, Reed said, "I can only repeat what I have said before - that I do not have, nor have I ever had, anything personal against people who suffer from obesity."
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Melissa McCarthy Reacts to Critic Who Called Her 'Hippo'

June 14, 2013 02:34:50 GMT

spoke out for the first time in regards to offensive comment about her plus-sized body launched by New York Observer's critic, Rex Reed. McCarthy, whose comedy movie with "" will hit U.S. theaters on June 28, told The New York Times in a recent interview that her first reaction to Reed's insulting comment was, "Really? Why would someone O.K. that?"
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Sandra Bullock and Melissa McCarthy's 'The Heat' to Get Early Screening to Support Boston

April 19, 2013 03:52:36 GMT

In the wake of Boston Marathon bombing attacks, director Paul Feig plans an advance screening for "", a new comedy starring and , to show their support for law enforcements in the city. Bullock said it's the least they could do after getting lots of helps from Boston cops when they were filming the movie there.
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Melissa McCarthy Takes a Tumble on 'Saturday Night Live'

April 08, 2013 08:49:32 GMT

When she hosted "" for the second time on Saturday, April 6, decided to go with a pair of platform heels without practicing to walk in them first. The "" actress entered the stage in a pair of red towering heels and stumbled the entire way down the stairs. She grabbed a chair and held on it before she fell on the floor.
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Justin Timberlake Promotes His 'SNL' Gig, Melissa McCarthy Will Return as Host

March 07, 2013 02:59:26 GMT

Hyping up his upcoming appearance on "", is featured in a promo video for the new episode. In one sketch, the "Suit & Tie" hitmaker gets upset and walks out after realizing that he forgets to bring his suit and tie. Poking fun at his double duty, he and his "twins" are seen tackling other jobs, including running the cameras and sound, as well as doing the makeup.
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Jenny McCarthy Criticizes Rex Reed for Insulting Melissa McCarthy's Weight

February 13, 2013 08:58:39 GMT

slammed film critic Rex Reed for attacking 's weight when he wrote a review for Melissa's new film "" in New York Observer, Tuesday, February 5. "When you have talent, you have talent. People shouldn't personally attack anyone who's in front of the camera," Jenny said on Access Hollywood Live on February 12.
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Melissa McCarthy Called 'Tractor-Sized' and 'Hippo' by 'Identity Thief' Movie Reviewer

February 08, 2013 22:45:53 GMT

is facing weight jab from New York Observer's longtime movie reviewer, Rex Reed. While reviewing her new movie "", he inserts some offensive comments about the 42-year-old actress who's well known for her role as an abrasive and comical sister-in-law in "".
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First 'The Heat' Trailer: Sandra Bullock and Melissa McCarthy Are Mad Cops

November 17, 2012 04:23:18 GMT

20th Century Fox unleashes a hilarious first trailer for and 's "". In it, Bullock is forced to team up with McCarthy for their job in the FBI. Mad things happen as they try to work out their differences while on mission. McCarthy often sparks trouble with her crazy attitude, while Bullock makes things hard with her arrogant manner.
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'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles' Boss Explains the Missing Catchphrase

September 27, 2012 05:52:17 GMT

When the updated version of "" airs on Nickelodeon, fans won't hear the titular characters saying "cowabunga," the catchphrase popularized by Michelangelo, anytime soon. Speaking about why they decide not to include the word yet on the upcoming show, executive Ciro Neili explains, "We just wanted to wait on it. We didn't want to do everything at once."
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Kristen Stewart Wears Stained T-Shirt in Paris Ahead of Fashion Week Show

September 27, 2012 04:58:43 GMT

looked overly casual when she arrived in Paris for upcoming Balenciaga fashion week show. The "" actress didn't bother to change her dirty tee when stepping out at Charles de Gaulle Airport on Wednesday, September 26.
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First Hilarious Trailer for Jason Bateman and Melissa McCarthy's 'Identity Thief'

September 27, 2012 04:40:24 GMT

Seth Gordon's "" has got its first trailer available for viewing pleasure. Packed with hilarious scenes, it sees trying to chase down an infamous identity thief played by . Melissa apparently is not someone who is easy to tackle down as she repeatedly gets Jason into trouble, including punching him in the belly and crashing his car.
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Sandra Bullock and Melissa McCarthy Made Cop Buddies in Paul Feig's Film

May 20, 2012 17:58:37 GMT

and will play partners in a cop dramedy by "" writer Katie Dippold. The not-yet-titled project puts Bullock as "a high-strung FBI agent" and McCarthy as "an unconventional Boston cop" who team up to take down a Russian gangster.
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'Think Like a Man' Stays Atop Box Office for Two Weeks

April 30, 2012 01:32:10 GMT

"" secures its champion title on North American box office for the second consecutive weekend. The African American-themed comedy movie takes in $17.6 million this week, dropping 48% from the previous weekend. So far, the film collects a total domestic cume of $60.8 million.
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Winner List of 2012 Comedy Central's Comedy Awards

April 29, 2012 19:34:47 GMT

It was the second annual Comedy Central Comedy Awards on Saturday, April 28 in New York City. The taped awards show gave out honors to such comedic icons as , , Don Rickles and .
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Glenn Close, Bryan Cranston and More Added as 18th SAG Awards' Presenters

January 27, 2012 16:38:31 GMT

Screen Actors Guild Awards have simultaneously announced two batches of presenters for its 18th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards. The event, which will be held on January 29 at Shrine Exposition Center in Los Angeles, officially owns the predicate of having impressive list of presenters.
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Melissa McCarthy Hopes to Wake Up at 94 Pounds

November 29, 2011 03:32:23 GMT

Like many other women, dreams of having a svelte figure. The Molly Flynn of "" sat down for an interview on "Anderson" that aired on Monday, November 28, and admitted to host , "I hope I wake up at like 94 pounds."
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Anna Faris Waiting for Perfect Timing to Have Kids

October 03, 2011 01:53:18 GMT

Although both she and husband would love to have children they called their own, has revealed that it won't likely to happen anytime soon. Speaking to PEOPLE on the matter, the "" star reasoned, "It's timing. It's so hard in this industry."
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Celebrities Tweet Praises of Melissa McCarthy's 'SNL' Hosting Gig

October 03, 2011 01:48:22 GMT

keeps wowing Hollywood with her comedic talent. A few weeks after winning Emmy Award for Lead Actress in Comedy, she successfully brought laughs in her first hosting gig on "" on October 2 with some fellow celebrities praising her performance.
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